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When we would mention our upcoming vacation to Peru to coworkers, friends, and family, there were generally two reactions: “Peru? Wow, but what do you do even do there?” or  “Oh fun, but if you’re going to Machu Picchu, you’re not taking your toddler right?” It was quite shocking to discover how little people knew about Peru. And then if they did know anything, it was surprising that they couldn’t see why we would take our two-year-old with us. 

Meet Tracy, a mom of two living in Greenville, South Carolina. Tracy takes us on the perfect family-friendly day in Greenville, where we discover her favorite hidden gems, outings, and restaurants. Tracy is also a BabyQuip Quality Provider, which means she rents out baby gear, like strollers, pack n’plays and car seats, to traveling families.  …

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Dr. Steve Silvestro is a board certified pediatrician who is also a father of two. As a father he knows first hand of the many complexities traveling with children can bring and as a pediatrician also knows when you should or should not fly on an airplane with them. This article discusses a few of the more common …

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Traveling with your baby might be one of the most unforgettable moments in your life as a mom or dad. Creating new memories and experiencing new things in a different country with your little one is truly special. But it’s not always easy. Traveling with an infant requires careful planning. In addition to the stress …

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One and a half years ago, when our daughter Lily was just about to turn one, my husband Brandon and I decided to do somethinga little crazy. We would take a year away from everything and travel the world, with Lily and our toy yorkie, Baron, in tow. Our itinerary would include Europe, Asia, Africa, …

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Family vacations are a surefire way to make memories. There’s an entire world to explore, and nothing broadens young horizons like seeing and experiencing new places. Unfortunately, even luxury travel can occasionally be stressful, especially when you’re traveling with the whole family. While there’s no way to plan for every contingency, there are still a …

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When my son was two years old he was diagnosed with asthma. The diagnosis threw me for a number of reasons: firstly, no-one in our immediate family suffered from asthma and so I had no experience dealing with it, and secondly my thoughts immediately jumped to how would this be managed in light of how …

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The travellers: Tamara – the mum Amelia – the bebe – age 8 months and 13 days on day of departure The trip: Departing 4th February from London Heathrow, destination Bali on Singapore Airlines.  This is the 1st leg of our around the world adventure to be followed by Sydney, with Jet Star on 10th February, and Los Angeles, …

How I Travelled With a Baby Around the World in 25 Days Read More »

A prelude to the episode about keeping a healthy baby while traveling coming out Tuesday, March 29.  by Steve Silvestro, MD Pediatrician & Host of The Child Repair Guide Podcast    Traveling with kids can seem intimidating to some parents. Add to that the worry that your kids might get sick during your trip, and …

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